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Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
Repealed version for 7 June 2011 to 31 December 2011 (accessed 10 December 2019 at 10:53)
Extension of hazard identification and risk assessment provisions
Division 1 (General duties of controllers of premises) of Part 4.2 of Chapter 4 extends to operators of major hazard facilities (regardless of whether or not those facilities are places of work or are used for work).A reference in Chapter 2 (Places of work—risk management and other matters) and Division 1 (General duties of controllers of premises) of Part 4.2 of Chapter 4 to occupational health and safety (however expressed) includes, where the hazard concerned is a hazard that arises from a major hazard facility, a reference to public health and safety (both at the facility and beyond).Without limiting subclause (2), when identifying the hazards that arise from a major hazard facility, the operator of the facility must identify all foreseeable hazards that may lead to, or arise from, a major accident at the facility.